List of Scottish novelists

List of Scottish novelists is an incomplete alphabetical list of Scottish novelists. This list includes novelists of all genres, writing in English, Scots, Gaelic or any other language.

This is a subsidiary list to the List of Scottish writers.


*Lin Anderson


*Iain Banks aka Iain M. Banks, (born 1954) writes mainstream novels under the first name, science fiction novels under the second.
*J. M. Barrie (1860-1937), author of Peter Pan among others.
*Christopher Brookmyre (born 1968)
*George Mackay Brown (1921-1996), "Beside the Ocean of Time"
*Mary Brunton (1778-1818)
*John Buchan (1875-1940), "The Thirty-nine Steps"


*Keith Charters (born 1965)
*Iain Crichton Smith (1928-1998)
*Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1860-1914)
*A. J. Cronin (1896–1981)
*Andrew Crumey (born 1961)


*Colin Douglas pseudonym of Colin Thomas Currie (born 1945) Edinburgh medical novels with many thinly-disguised real characters.
*O. Douglas pen name of Anna Masterton Buchan (1877-1948)
*Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), creator of the Great Detective, discoverer of the Lost World, believer in fairies.
*Niall Duthie (born 1947) novelist


*Janice Galloway
*Richard Gordon, science fiction.
*Lewis Grassic Gibbon, "Sunset Song"
*Alasdair Gray, "Lanark"
*Andrew Greig
*Neil Gunn, "The Silver Darlings"


*James Kelman


*George MacBeth (1932-1992)
*George MacDonald (1824-1905), "Phantastes", "The Princess and the Goblin", "Lilith"
*William McIlvanney (born 1936)
*Helen Clark MacInnes (1907-1985), suspense novels
*Compton Mackenzie (1883-1972), "Whisky Galore!"
*Alistair MacLean (1922-1987), "The Guns of Navarone", "Where Eagles Dare"
*Ken MacLeod, (born 1954), science fiction


*Allan Massie
*Peter May (writer)
*Denise Mina
*Naomi Mitchison
*Neil Munro


*Agnes Owens


*Ian Rankin

*Andrew Murray Scott (born 1955), novelist []
*Michael Scott (1789-1835)
*Sir Walter Scott, (1771-1832), innovator of the historical novel
*Alan Sharp (born 1934)
*Nan Shepherd (1893-1981)
*Ali Smith (born 1962)
*Iain Crichton Smith (1928-1998), "Consider the Lilies"
*Tobias Smollett (1721-1771), "The Adventures of Roderick Random", "The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle"
*Muriel Spark (1918-2006)
*D. E. Stevenson (1892-1973)
*Robert Louis Stevenson, (1850-1894), "Kidnapped", "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde", "Treasure Island" etc
*Luke Sutherland (born 1971)


*Nigel Tranter, (1909–2000), Scottish historical novels, westerns, contemporary adventure, children's books, non-fiction (history, Scotland, Scottish architecture).


*Alan Warner (born 1964)
*Irvine Welsh (born 1958)
*George Whyte-Melville (1821-1878)
*David Wishart
*David Wolstencroft (born 1969)

ee also

*List of novelists

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of Scottish writers — is an incomplete alphabetical list of Scottish writers. This list includes writers of all genres, writing in English, Scots, Gaelic, Latin, or any other language.This is a subsidiary list to the List of Scots.A*Marion Adams Acton (1846–1928),… …   Wikipedia

  • List of novelists by nationality — Well known authors of novels, listed by country: See also : Lists of authors, List of poets, List of playwrights, List of short story authorsAlbania*Ismail KadareAlgeria*Marguerite Taos Amrouche (1913 ndash;1976) *Rachid Boudjedra (1914 ndash; )… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Scotland-related topics — This is a list of articles relating to Scotland. It does not include articles which are already properly listed within other articles included below; such as towns and cities. Please add any missing, relevant articles of which you are aware.… …   Wikipedia

  • List of British Jewish writers — is a list that includes writers (novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists and others) from the United Kingdom and its predecessor states who are or were Jewish or of Jewish descent. Authors, A J * Grace Aguilar [ …   Wikipedia

  • List of sovereign states — List of nations and List of countries redirect here. For other country lists, see Lists of countries and territories. For other national lists, see Lists of nations. For non sovereign dependencies, see Dependent territory. This is a list of… …   Wikipedia

  • Scottish literature — Walter Scott whose Waverley Novels helped define Scottish identity in the 19th century. Scottish Fiction redirects here; for the Idlewild album, see Scottish Fiction: Best of 1997–2007. Scottish literature is literature written in Scotland or by… …   Wikipedia

  • List of cultural icons of Scotland — This List of cultural icons of Scotland is a list of links to potential cultural icons of Scotland.Animals*Border collie, Capercaillie [] , Dandie Dinmont Terrier, osprey… …   Wikipedia

  • List of fictional dogs — This is an incomplete list, which may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries. This is a list of fictional dogs from literature, films etc. (It also includes some… …   Wikipedia

  • List of cultural and regional genres of music — Contents 1 Cultural genres 1.1 By ethnicity or origin 1.1.1 Immigrant communities 1.1.2 International ethnic groups …   Wikipedia

  • List of Catholic authors — The authors listed on this page should be limited to those who identify as Catholic authors in some form. This does not mean they are necessarily orthodox in their beliefs. It does mean they identify as Catholic in a religious, cultural, or even… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.